This peach cobbler recipe is so easy to make! Whether you use fresh, frozen or canned this cobbler turns out delicious! A dump cobbler version is included too!
Easy Peach Cobbler Recipe
🍴 MENU PLAN NOTE: This yummy Peach Cobbler Recipe can also be found in the Summer Menu Plans: Week 7
It's the middle of summer and peaches are ripe right now and SO yummy! I couldn't think of a better time to share this Easy Peach Cobbler recipe.🍑 🍑
The perfect end to a wonderful summertime meal.
What is peach cobbler?
A cobbler is a baked fruit dessert without a bottom crust. It does however have a top crust that is a kind of biscuit dough or crumble instead of a traditional pastry or pie dough.
How to make peach cobbler?
It's easier than you might think!
If using fresh peaches, go ahead and peel and slice them to equal 2 cups or more. In a saucepan over medium heat, add 1 cup of sugar, 2-3 tablespoons water and peaches and simmer until sugar is dissolved and peaches are soft.
Next, melt 1 stick of butter and pour into a 9×9-inch baking dish.
In a medium sized bowl, whisk 3/4 cup flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, ¾ cup sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder and 3/4 cup milk until smooth. Pour over butter. Do not stir.
Spoon peaches over batter. Do not stir. This seems backwards but it works I promise! Sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.
Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until brown and bubbly.
Let cool and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream!
Can I use canned peaches instead of fresh?
If you're in a pinch and don't have time to peel fresh peaches then canned or frozen peaches will work in this recipe. Of course yummy straight-from-the-tree fresh peaches are the best. But, sometimes you just get the hankering for a good peach cobbler in the middle of the winter and they just aren't available in most places.
What is the difference in a dump cake and a cobbler?
This recipe is a traditional peach cobbler recipe that is easy to make. However, you can easily turn this into a dump peach cobbler recipe. The difference being with a dump cake you pretty much just dump all the ingredients without any other prep. 🙂 Makes it a great choice when you're in a hurry!
Use 3 (21 oz) cans of undrained peaches and a box of cake mix instead. Dump the peaches into a baking dish and sprinkle with the cake mix. Top cake mix with 1-2 sticks of patted butter, and sprinkle cinnamon on top of the mixture before placing into a 350°F oven for 45-50 minutes.
If you're short on time, this option is just as tasty!
Does peach cobbler need to be refrigerated?
Cobblers can be left out on the counter overnight or for a couple of days. We recommend refrigerating if you don't think you can eat within a day or two.
We NEVER have that problem at our house though! 🙂
How to reheat peach cobbler?
The best way to reheat cobbler is the same method you cooked it. In the oven!
Reheat at 350°F for about 15 minutes or until warmed through. Cover with aluminum foil if it looks like it's getting too browned. Or you can pop in the microwave if you're in a hurry too! 🙂
Easy Peach Cobbler
- 1 ¾ cups sugar, divided
- 2-3 Tbsps water
- 2 cups sliced peaches
- 1 stick butter, melted
- ¾ cup all purpose flour
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 tsp baking powder
- ¾ cup milk
- ½ tsp ground cinnamon (optional)
- vanilla ice cream (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- In a saucepan over medium heat, add 1 cup sugar, water and peaches. Simmer until sugar is dissolved and peaches have softened.
- Pour melted butter into a 9x9-inch baking dish.
- In a medium sized bowl, whisk flour, salt, ¾ cup sugar, baking powder and milk until smooth. Pour over butter. Do not stir. Spoon peaches over batter. Do not stir. Sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.
- Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until brown and bubbly.
- Let cool and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
This Easy Peach Cobbler is “just peachy” ~ I couldn't resist, ha! 🍑
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